New Resource: Course Conversations Assignment for all Faculty

This guest blog post is by Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability¬† Utilize this teaching activity that engages students and is easily integrated as an assignment into a wide variety of courses. It emphasizes civil discourse skills across political and cultural perspectives and focuses on the topic of sustainable energy (i.e. energy efficiency and renewable energies). … Continue reading New Resource: Course Conversations Assignment for all Faculty

SciCast – Crowdsourcing future development in science and technology

Today’s guest blog post is written by Alan I. Leshner, CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). If crowdsourcing can raise money for research worldwide, why can’t it raise questions and predict probabilities of future developments in science and technology? We think that’s an interesting proposition. That’s why AAAS has asked us to … Continue reading SciCast – Crowdsourcing future development in science and technology

New Archaeology Division Grants for Archiving Digital Data

AD Grant for Archiving Digital Data To assist members of the AD in the preservation and dissemination of their data, images, and documents, the Archaeology Division of the AAA has established a grant program to support the archiving of digital archaeological data and documents in tDAR, an international digital repository. Reports and data shared through … Continue reading New Archaeology Division Grants for Archiving Digital Data

New Open Anthropology Issue

Open Anthropology, a digital-only publication of the American Anthropological Association, is proud to announce the release of its latest issue. In this issue, entitled Sport: Pleasure and Violence, Competition and Sociality, guest editor Niko Besnier (U Amsterdam) offers twelve articles and two book reviews of anthropological works that illustrate how anthropology sheds light on the … Continue reading New Open Anthropology Issue

Today! Webinar on Ethnography and Film with Dr. Harjant Gill

Today (May 8, 2014) at 2 PM Harjant Gill will lead the fourth installment of AAA’s Webinar Wednesday (mixing it up on THURSDAY).¬† Harjant Gill is an assistant professor of anthropology at Towson University, Maryland. He received his PhD from American University in 2012. His research examines the intersections of masculinity, modernity and migration in … Continue reading Today! Webinar on Ethnography and Film with Dr. Harjant Gill